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Why You Need To Put Yourself First When Caring For Your Child

You are feeling frustrated, angry and totally drained. Managing your loved one’s behavior has been a huge strain for you as you’ve been getting very little rest. Your son or daughter has been going through a tough time. You are needed 24/7. Their condition has taken over your life and you don’t know how much Read More

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WHY LETTING GO OF “WHY” WILL HELP YOUR LOVED ONE

WHY LETTING GO OF "WHY" WILL HELP YOUR LOVED ONE They tell you not to blame yourself as you didn’t cause your daughter’s condition. You don’t expect anyone to understand. It doesn’t make sense. You keep going over it again and again, sometimes daily, sometimes hourly. You can’t help it. You’d rather not think about Read More

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The 3 Things Your Teenager In Crises Wants You To Know

You are trying your best. You’d give anything and go anywhere just so your son or daughter gets better. It seems that you’ve tried everything. You can’t think of anything else. You wish you could do more but it seems there is a limit to how much a parent is able to do when your Read More

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Have I Failed As a Parent? Here Is the Truth

You are at the school gate.  Someone asks:  How are your children doing? You hesitate; not sure how to answer. You have a 5 second dilemma whether to share exactly how tough and distressing it is to look after a child with conditions such as  anxiety, an eating disorder, self-harm, severe depression or severe OCD. Read More

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Torn Between Your Partner and Your Child? Read This

It’s not unusual for parents to disagree when they are dealing with their son or daughter’s behavior particularly when the young persons is struggling with anxiety and mental health conditions. Here is Sally’s story: Sally is doing what she can. She is supporting her son and trying to understand his condition. Her understanding has been making a big Read More

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Your Daughter Is Being Discharged Only After a Few Weeks of Therapy… What Do You Do?

You are finding yourself in an awkward and a rather worrying position yet again. After your daughter had been diagnosed with an eating disorder only a few months ago, you were relieved for her to have started therapy. But only after 12 weeks of therapy, here she is been discharged and you feel you’ve been Read More

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The Secret To My Daughter’s Recovery

How long has it been? Maybe a few weeks, months or even years now and you are still looking for that one special therapist or that unique clinic that will help your son or daughter to recover or make their condition manageable. Does this sound familiar? Every parent is hugely challenged when their daughter or Read More